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23 October 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills advises WorleyParsons on its A$2.9 billion entitlement offer to fund its acquisition of Jacobs ECR

Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to have advised WorleyParsons Limited ( WorleyParsons ) on its A$2.9 billion underwritten pro rata accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer of shares ( Offer ), announced to the ASX on 22 October 2018. This is Australia’s largest entitlement offer so far...
23 October 2018

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS PARTNER CHRISTIAN LEATHLEY APPOINTED VICE CHAIR OF THE IBA'S ARBITRATION COMMITTEE

Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Christian Leathley has been appointed Vice Chair of the International Bar Association's (IBA) Arbitration Committee. He will serve in this role for a period of two years.
19 October 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Aventus Retail Property Fund on A$148 million internalisation proposal

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised large-format retail expert Aventus Retail Property Fund on its A$148 million proposal to internalise its management functions through the acquisition of its external manager, the Aventus Property Group. The proposal was approved by a 72% majority of unitholders...
19 October 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills advises ITOCHU on A$250m sale of 5% economic interest in Worsley Alumina Project

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised leading Japanese trading company ITOCHU Corporation ( ITOCHU ) on the A$250 million sale of its 5% economic interest in the Worsley Alumina bauxite mining and alumina refinery located near Boddington in Western Australia, to Press Metal Bintulu Sdn Bhd. ( Press...
18 October 2018

Australian states urged to join forces for driverless cars trials, as other countries steam ahead

Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills is calling on Australian eastern seaboard states to join forces to ensure the country is prepared for the coming rise of driverless cars – or Connected Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs).
18 October 2018

Class action panel event: Insights

The class action landscape in Australia has been an area of focus throughout 2018, with continued momentum in the volume of claims, and growth in the litigation funding industry in Australia and globally.
17 October 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills' renewables experts advise on largest solar project in Victoria

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Total Eren in respect of their development of the 256MWp Stage 1 of the Kiamal Solar Farm in Victoria.
15 October 2018

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS SENIOR ASSOCIATES PROMOTE ARBITRATION IN HONG KONG THROUGH HK45 LEADERSHIP ROLES

Following a successful two-year term as co-chair of the young arbitration group HK45, Herbert Smith Freehills senior associate Tomas Furlong will hand the baton over to Stella Hu, who will lead as a committee member for 2018-2020 term. Tom, who is based in the firm's Hong Kong office, has enjoyed a...
11 October 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills tops league tables for Australian M&A

Herbert Smith Freehills has maintained its position as the powerhouse in Australian M&A, topping three M&A legal advisor M&A leagues tables by both deal volume and total deal value for Q3 2018.
10 October 2018

Navigating Asia Pacific's fragmented and evolving restructuring and insolvency laws

Asia Pacific economies continue to move from strength to strength, with the region proving increasingly attractive to investors. But with increased growth and investment and related debt financing comes the potential for financial distress and business failure, leading investors to grapple with the...
05 October 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Alexandra Neri Appointed Chair of the IBA's Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee

Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Alexandra Neri has been appointed Chair of the International Bar Association's (IBA) Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee.
04 October 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Gilmour Space Technologies on A$19 million capital raise led by Main Sequence Ventures and Blackbird Ventures

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Gilmour Space Technologies on its A$19 million Series B capital raise, led by Main Sequence Ventures and Blackbird Ventures.
04 October 2018

Sir Christopher Greenwood to deliver 2018 Herbert Smith Freehills-Singapore Management University Asian Arbitration Lecture

Distinguished international jurist and former International Court judge Sir Christopher Greenwood GBE, CMG, QC, will deliver this year's Herbert Smith Freehills-SMU Asian Arbitration Lecture in Singapore on Thursday 18 October.
04 October 2018

5G and nbn a dual challenge for Australian telecommunications operators – how they can adapt, survive and thrive

As telecommunications operators globally experience significant technology disruption which is reshaping the industry landscape, they must develop new revenue streams to leverage emerging technologies to ensure they retain relevance in the digital economy, according to a new report released by...
02 October 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Mitsui on investment in Southeast Asian data network company

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Japan's Mitsui & Co. Ltd. on its US$20 million investment in a Series B funding round by Singapore's Campana Group.

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